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We are thrilled to have two new staff join our team. Monica Garcia-Itchoak has joined our team as a Lead Capacity Builder – she will be around the state working with our Partners on leadership support, collaboration, and civic engagement. Lailani Cook is our new Administrative Assistant – she will be behind the scenes coordinating the … [ Read More ]

Chellie Skoog has been named the new Vice President of Programs for The Foraker Group. Chellie is already familiar to many Foraker Partners. She has been teaching and consulting with us since 2013. Her specialty is helping organizations better manage their financial affairs, and she’s noted for assisting nonprofits that are facing fiscal challenges. Chellie … [ Read More ]

Join our team! Foraker is looking to fill two positions – an Administrative Assistant and a Program Director for our Pre-Development Program. The right candidates will have a passion for strengthening Alaska’s nonprofits. Check out the position descriptions to see if the job is a good fit for you or someone you know.

Over the past several months we have explored the possibilities of changing the delivery model for our human resources shared services. The model we now use has been effective and well received, but we also want to improve and ensure we are meeting the needs of our Partners. In mid-May we held several focus group … [ Read More ]

Our office will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, for our Leadership Summit. If you have questions about the summit, please call 907-743-1205. For other questions, please leave a message or call us again on Wednesday morning. Thank you.

The Foraker Group is honored to announce the Alice Galvin Catalyst Leadership Fund – our way of recognizing the contributions Alice made to us and to her community. The fund will offer financial support to participants in our Catalyst for Nonprofit Excellence program, which Alice helped to found. Alice Galvin was a catalyst herself. Her … [ Read More ]

Category: Foraker News

Thanksgiving often brings us an opportunity to share our time in our own or a friend’s home. Home can conjure up both good thoughts and also remind us of life’s challenges. I am thankful for many definitions of home. One of those definitions is the nonprofit sector itself. This home has a strong foundation that … [ Read More ]

Foraker CEO Laurie Wolf has joined the steering committee for Welcoming Anchorage, which is a special project of Anchorage’s First Lady Mara Kimmel and part of a national movement. Ms. Kimmel released the following statement yesterday and as we continue to be anchored to our core values, we fully support these important hallmarks of a healthy community. We … [ Read More ]

We are pleased to let you know that we have restructured the Alaska Funding Guide, which lists funders who support Alaska nonprofits and projects. It also includes a few helpful grant writing tips. The guide is a great complement to our grant writing book and the classes we offer at Foraker. Most important, you can … [ Read More ]

Sultana is a separate LLC owned and operated by Foraker and run as one of our shared services. Our purpose is to incubate new ideas, projects or organizations. Sultana was formed by the Foraker Governance Board three years ago and has incubated several projects and organizations since that time. We now have capacity to bring … [ Read More ]